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Marijuana plants uprooted in mountain barangay of Cebu

CEBU. More than 1,000 marijuana plants in Barangay Tagbao were eradicated by the CCPO. (Contributed photo by CCPO)

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) personnel uprooted 1,100 fully grown marijuana plants on Tuesday, October 9, in the secluded portion of Sitio Mit-ol, Brgy. Tagbao, Cebu City.

The marijuana plants have a Dangerous Drugs Board value of P440,000.

No cultivator was caught during the operation.

Personnel of City Mobile Force Company led by Chief Inspector Chuck Barandog, City Intelligence Branch and Regional Mobile Force Battalion under Senior Inspector Philipp John Libres carried out the marijuana eradication.

Most of the marijuana plants were burned in Sitio Mit-ol due to the difficult terrain. (KAL)


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